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Picture Gallery for 2022

31 August
Howard
Howard Robinson (left) has the honour of joining that exclusive club of those that managed to get their model stck in a tree ......
Dave Brown tree sticker
..... and so does Dave Brown.
Tree Sheep <------ in August we had some very hot weather and it wasn't only the sheep that took shelter under the trees!
7August - second round of the Rookie Competition
Rookie 2 group
All those that took part
More pics to follow
15th May - BMFA's World Record Attempt
Record group
NVA's sporting team of record holders
   Above - The action video
Right and below - below a selection of pictures (play "spot the planes")

15th May - The Electric Fun-Fly
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Alan Smedley (right) organised the comp here seen awarding Mike Wilson with his prize for winning the "Ring-Drop" round.......
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........ and John Turner for the spot landing .....
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...... and John Grosfields for the "Climb and Glide" .....
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...... and  Alan Smedley himself for the Limbo (see pictures below) Here Alan is prending to hold the trophy for the overall winner - that was John Turner who received the trophy at a later date.
Best cash
Neil Dubal won the prize for most entertaining crash. Sorry Neil, but it has become a tradition - you was lucky, one year it was pork scratchings !
JT Winner
Above - John Turner receiving the Elec Fun Fly trophy, sometime after the event
Below are a few pics taken on the day
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Dave Harbour won the Champion of Champions comp 2021 and in his modest way wanted eveyone to know....

......he looks less happy here ..... I can't think why .....
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.... ah! .....
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..... that'll be why
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An old timer -  (he's got the stop-watch- geddit?)
May/June
Dave Brown
Congratulations to Dave Brown (left) here seen receiving his A-certificate from Andy Hibbert .....
Guy's tree sticker
..... and a few weeks later Guy Bowden (right) receives a well-earned tree sticker from Dave Harbour
April
Dinis gets sticker <-- Dinis Cachao (right) receives his first, and well earned, tree sticker from Dave Harbour
Progress in producing replacement starting benches.
bench pix 1
The design and development team contemplate the options ....
Bench 3
Prototype well on its way ....
bench 6
... here ...
Bench 2
... and here seen being modelled
Almost there - watch this space for the Mk II
Flashback (c.2014)
  Guy Bowden recently came across an old video taken on board his Laser 150 powered Pitts biplane. It was taken with and "old fashioned" (i.e. large) video camera taped o the wing - enjoy!
28 March
Kites John Turner took this fantastic shot of red kites at about 1000 feet. This is one frame from of a 7 min video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-ZnMAkvMBI
February - Essential maintenance
Last post 1 last post 2
They stood to attention to the Last Post (sorry)
John Turner's "Spaceship" - flew remarkably well considering it does not have wings!
spaceship 1 Spaceship 2
2nd January
2022 Jan group
Some of the members that made it to the first Sunday of the new year
Jet Left -  Mick Addington's twin EDF jet

Below - Mike Wilson's Thunderbird 2
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